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LIVE REVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, DONNINGTON PARK UK – 10TH-12TH JUNE 2022


Download Festival –LIVE REVIEW by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

KISS – Photo credit:
 Matt Eachus

The UK’s biggest rock and metal festival returned to its full glory with its first full-scale event three years after the pandemic following the historic pilot event last year. It was a surreal and joyful feeling to be back at Donnington for festival goers and bands alike and was the sentiment of the weekend. We have all waited so long for live music to return, and it was worth the wait. The variety and calibre of music, the atmosphere and unusually stunning sunny weather made this anticipated return even better.

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DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 2022 ADDS 20 NEW BANDS, ANNOUNCES DAY SPLITS


Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced 20 new bands for 2022, including the mighty A Day To Remember, Shinedown, Black Veil Brides, Mastodon, Code Orange, Ice Nine Kills, Creeper and more. They join the already stellar line up, headlined by KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro. The three-day festival takes place on 10-12 June 2022 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. September is the last chance fans will be able to purchase Early bird tickets  – with prices increasing from October 1st – fans are encouraged to secure their weekend and instalment plan tickets now and join the celebratory return of the full scale Download Festival they know and love. downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

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Download Festival UK Announces 70+ Bands FOR 2022


Download Festival isn’t taking place this year but they have just announced 70+ bands for 2022.  The next wave of artists joining previously announced headliners: KISS, Iron Maiden and Biffy Clyro.

New artists JUST added, and bringing the mosh to #DL2022, include:
DeftonesKorn, Megadeth, The Pretty Reckless, Steel PantherThe Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, Sepultura.

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Download Festival UK 2021 is cancelled & headliners for 2022 revealed


Download Festival 2021 has unfortunately been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

The 2021 event, which was set to take place at Donington Park from June 4-6, with Kiss, Biffy Clyro and System Of A Down as headliners. With the event cancelled the organisers did offer some good news in the form of confirming the headliners for 2022 with Kiss and Biffy Clyro re-confirmed to headline and with the addition of Iron Maiden as one of the headliners now instead of Sytem Of A Down.

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